BOO! at the Zoo

Tina RolenEast Knox, Our Town Youth

BOO! at the Zoo is Knoxville’s largest Halloween event featuring several nights of not-too-scary Halloween fun perfect for preschool and elementary-aged children. A Halloween tradition, BOO! at the Zoo is a family …

Homelessness: How can we help?

Sandra ClarkEast Knox, Our Town Neighbors

Shawn Griffith, one of two homeless program coordinators for the city of Knoxville, had four suggestions for members of Town Hall East:

Advocate for permanent supportive housing. “We need you on …

Help for the homeless

Sandra ClarkEast Knox, Our Town Neighbors

Yolanda Grant seemed tired at Monday’s meeting of Town Hall East. That happens when a person stretches a regular workday until 9 p.m. Grant’s job is crucial to coping with …

Pellissippi State grows

Lesli Bales-SherrodEast Knox, Our Town Youth

New library, heritage project mark 10th anniversary of Strawberry Plains Campus
A new campus library at Pellissippi State Community College will serve as a repository for regional literature, history and folklore.
The …